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43 Years Ago and Today, John Paul II Urges Us: ‘Be Not Afraid’

Patrick HertzogPope John Paul II blesses the pilgrims gathered at St. Peter’s square after he released two doves from the window of the papal apartments at the end of his weekly Angelus prayer, Jan. 25, 2004, at the Vatican.

John Paul’s joy and courage never wavered because he was not their source — Christ was.